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The beach beneath the streets : contesting New York City's public spaces / Benjamin Shepard and Greg Smithsimon.

By: Shepard, Benjamin, 1969-Contributor(s): Smithsimon, GregoryMaterial type: TextTextSeries: Excelsior editionsPublication details: Albany, N.Y. : Excelsior Editions/State University of New York Press, ©2011. Description: 1 online resource (ix, 246 pages) : illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781438436210; 1438436211; 143843619X; 9781438436197; 1438436203; 9781438436203Subject(s): City planning -- New York (State) -- New York | Public spaces -- New York (State) -- New York | Plazas -- New York (State) -- New York | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Regional Planning | City planning | Plazas | Public spaces | New York (State) -- New YorkGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Beach beneath the streets.DDC classification: 307.1/21609747 LOC classification: HT168.N5 | S54 2011ebOnline resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: pt. ONE REPRESSION -- Introduction: Control, Exclusion, and Play inToday's Future City -- ch. 1 Seeing Space through Exclusion and Control -- ch. 2 Dispersing the Crowd: Bonus Plazas and the Creation of Public Space -- ch. 3 City as Seen from the Plaza: Changing Regimes of Private Control -- pt. TWO RESISTANCE -- Introductory Notes to Part 2 -- ch. 4 Fences and Piers: An Investigation of a Disappearing Queer Public Space -- ch. 5 "If We Can't Dance It's Not Our Revolution": Reclaiming the Streets and Creating Autonomous Space -- ch. 6 Gardens, Streets, and Convivial Places: The Struggle for a Ludic Counterpublic -- ch. 7 From Contested to Popular Space: New York's Bike Lane Liberation Clowns -- ch. 8 Conclusion: This Land is Your Land?
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Machine generated contents note: pt. ONE REPRESSION -- Introduction: Control, Exclusion, and Play inToday's Future City -- ch. 1 Seeing Space through Exclusion and Control -- ch. 2 Dispersing the Crowd: Bonus Plazas and the Creation of Public Space -- ch. 3 City as Seen from the Plaza: Changing Regimes of Private Control -- pt. TWO RESISTANCE -- Introductory Notes to Part 2 -- ch. 4 Fences and Piers: An Investigation of a Disappearing Queer Public Space -- ch. 5 "If We Can't Dance It's Not Our Revolution": Reclaiming the Streets and Creating Autonomous Space -- ch. 6 Gardens, Streets, and Convivial Places: The Struggle for a Ludic Counterpublic -- ch. 7 From Contested to Popular Space: New York's Bike Lane Liberation Clowns -- ch. 8 Conclusion: This Land is Your Land?

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